Daniel Smith "Danny" Chauncey (born 19 June 1956) is an Americanrockguitarist. He is best known for being a member of the Southern rock band 38 Special since 1987. The band, which started as a Southern rock band and switched to a more straight-ahead rock sound, had several hit singles between 1981 and 1991.
In the early and mid 1970's, Chauncey was a member of the Bay Area rock group Mistress. In 1977 the group recorded a self-titled album for RSO records which was released two years later, shortly before Mistress disbanded. The album includes a cover version of Neil Young's "Cinnamon Girl".